The Luxe Christmas Gifts Your Friends And Family Will Absolutely Love You For
Cartier La Panthere Eau de Parfum Spray, $174
Every fragrance fanatic will thank you for a new holiday scent. Our pick is this one from Cartier that’s housed in an exquisite gold flacon with a panther encased within it. In line with its name, this fragrance is one that smells like a sexy feline with a feminine side – via its flowery notes. Its animalistic touch comes from soft, velvety musk while its floral notes are made up of the radiant, delicate gardenia.
SK-II Fantasista Red Bottle & R.N.A.Power Set, $438
The equation to soft, clear and hydrated skin in a skincare set. Starting with the brand’s star product – its Facial Treatment Essence that has more than 90 per cent of the brand’s miracle ingredient, Pitera. Then its GenOptics Aura Essence that’s packed with skin-brightening ingredients that improve dullness; its foaming Facial Treatment Gentle Cleanser that gently removes impurities for clean, silky soft skin; its Facial Treatment Clear Lotion that removes stubborn impurities and its R.N.A. POWER Radical New Age Cream – a moisturiser that supercharges your skin’s youthful radiance. Packed with nourishing ingredients, this velvety moisturiser restores skin suppleness and elasticity with intense hydration. Lastly, it’s got the Facial Treatment Mask for intense hydration.
Skin Inc Sparkle in a Flash Skincare Kit, $408
Because receiving the gift of flawless skin pretty much makes the festive season a thousand times better, here’s a skincare set with a customisable 10-minute home-spa device that combines the power of coloured LED lights to tackle multiple skin concerns – dull skin, ageing signs. In conjunction with the non-abrasive Pure Revival Peel, vitamin B3+ serum that reboots skin and the Pure Deepsea Hydrating Mask that hydrates, clarifies, and brightens skin – this whole routine is like a nightly flash facial session.
Tatcha Luxury Obento Skincare Set, $554
A full trove of skin-pampering products from the cult beauty brand – the Pure One Step Camellia Cleansing Oil The Rice Polish: Classic, The Essence, The Deep Cleanse, The Water Cream, The Silk Canvas, Luminous Dewy Skin Mist and Violet-C Radiance Mask – housed in a hand-crafted storage box. The lacquer keepsake was crafted by Japanese artisans and decorated with a traditional Shippo pattern to represent harmony.
Tom Ford Beauty Mini Lip Colour Set, $250
For the true blue lipstick junkie, a lip colour set of five iconic Tom Ford shades in a range of shades – #66 Paperdoll, #03 Casablanca, #10 Black Dahlia, #38 Night Porter and #16 Scarlet Rouge – that your receiver will never get sick of. Plus, the lippies harvest the moisturising properties of soja seed extract, Brazilian murumuru butter and chamomilla flower oil to lend it an ultra-creamy texture.
Celebrating the brand’s five year anniversary, Nurse Jamie’s beauty roller is now set with 24-karat gold massaging beads to instantly enhance, revive and uplift the complexion. This portable tool that’s loved by celebs like Jessica Alba, is made to stimulate blood circulation with a unique, rhythmic action that emulates that of the label’s signature facials in its spas.
Refa Caxa Ray Massager, $350
After a long day at work, don’t we all just want to head back home and unwind in the form of a massage? That’s what this portable massager is for. Suitable to be used on both the face and the neck, its 3D structure design that adopts scooping and kneading massage motion reduces facial and neck tensions. Plus, you don’t have to remember to keep it charged because it runs on solar energy to power its microcurrent technology that helps activate skin cells to tighten loose skin, sharpen features and reduce fine lines.
Mac Cosmetics Stars For Days Advent Calendar, $299
Advent calendars are one of the best gifts to receive, simply because it’s the gift that keeps on giving. Whoever you’re gifting this to will have the joy of unveiling a new gift 25 times – sounds like a Christmas wish come through if you’d ask us.
Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer With Display Stand Gift Set, $599
There’s so much to love about a Dyson hairdryer that makes us almost want to keep it for ourselves instead. If you weren’t already aware, it’s an ultra-light, quiet-to-use hairdryer that boasts of an Intelligent Heat Control function to prevents heat damage to hair because it won’t overheat it. This gift set comes with a Dyson-designed display stand to prop the dryer up on, together with four interchangeable magnetic attachments – the Styling Concentrator, Smoothing Nozzle, Diffuser and Gentle Air Attachment – that allows for switching up according to the preferred function.